Almanac: Don Ho

And now a page from a “Sunday Morning” Almanac: Aug 13th, 1930, 87 years ago currently … a day thespian and musician Don Ho was innate in Hawaii.

Following use in a Air Force in a 1950s, Ho started behaving during his family’s bar with no suspicion during initial of apropos a big-name performer.

Still, his recognition grew around a islands, and in 1966 he scored his mainland breakthrough with his large hit, “Tiny Bubbles”:

Don Ho sings “Tiny Bubbles” – Hollywood Palace 1/21/67 by
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From afterwards on, a name Don Ho was all though synonymous with Hawaii, and he was a visit participation on a nation’s TV screens — as in a guest coming on “The Brady Bunch”:

Sweet Someone – Don Ho and Sam Kapu by
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Famous for his laid-back style, Ho jokingly alluded to his recognition during a debate representation for Robert Kennedy during a 1968 presidential campaign: “Someday we might have a Hawaiian boss … President Ho!”

Though THAT was never to be, Don Ho was famous as Hawaii’s spontaneous goodwill ambassador.

And prolonged after his genocide in 2007 during a age of 76, that goodwill continues … zero little about it.

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